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. charlie, norah? >> wow, joint committee. sharyl attkisson, thank you. >>> president obama is putting together a new cabinet for his second term, including a new cia director. so far only hillary clinton has confirmed she is going to leave. already republicans are objecting to her potential replacement. bill plante, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. and good morning in the west. cbs news has learned that the president will likely insist on nominating susan rice to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. white house sources say the president feels that he should be able to choose the cabinet members he wants and they say that rice has done a good job on iran and north korea. but rice was the public face of the administration's initial response to the attacks in benghazi, libya, saying that they were prompted by spontaneous protest, not terrorism, and she has come under fire from republicans. when asked about the possibility of rice as secretary of state, senator linds graham had this to say on "face the nation." >> i'm not entertaining promoting anyb
it's grown too vast and intertwined for individual committees to investigate separately. >> thank you. president obama is putting together his cabinet for a second term, including a new cia director. so far, hillary clinton has confirmed she's going to leave. as bill plante reports, republicans already are objecting to her potential replacement. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. that's exactly right. cbs news has learned that the president is likely to nominate susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. white house sources say the president feels that he should be able to choose the cabinet members he wants, and they say that rice has done a good job on iran and north korea. but rice was the public face of the administration's initial response to the attacks in benghazi, libya, saying that they were prompted by spontaneous protests, not terrorism, and she's come under fire from republicans. when asked about the possibility of rice as secretary of state, senator lindsey graham had this to say on "face the
investigation? flawed investigation or not, would this not be something that barack obama would want to know as fast as possible. >> thank you both for now. i'll turn now to somebody who will know probably a few answers to these questions. attorney general eric holder is also caught in the cross-fire on this scandal, facing questions about what he knew and why he didn't inform the president and congress sooner. michael mukazy was a former attorney general and joins me now. welcome. >> good to see you again. before we go down this road i want to observe the day by thanking the people in the military, veterans and their families. >> very much so. >> who served this country and make discussions like this and debates like we have been having the last couple weeks possible. >> i totally endorse that. but what do you make of this scandal? because it seems to get more ridiculous in some ways and yet possibly more serious the more we hear about it. >> well, it has as you've pointed out elements of absurdity to it, elements that as we talked about before would be rejected if they were proffered as pa
today. gender, lgbt, poverty. it is my hope that will be among the lasting legacies of an obama presidency. >> wonderful. thank you. we have about 30 minutes for questions and answers. please speak into the microphone. >> thank you for speaking. my question is about crossing the aisle. i know we want our politicians to be doing that and i want to hear your thoughts on how we do that ourselves. this campaign, i am young so i do not know how it has been in the past, but it has been frustrating not being able to connect with republicans and conservatives, especially family members. i feel like if we want our politicians to do it, we have to know how to do it ourselves. key to that is sympathy and respect. i have a hard time being empathetic towards people who are homophobic and sexist, etc. i am wondering your thoughts on that and how we did that on an individual level if we hope for that to happen on the national level. >> that's a good question. >> it is risky. just have to take the risk to have personal conversations. for me, i believe that stepping out and talking to people who
for childhood arrivals. thanks to president obama's new policy, carlos will finally be able to use his bachelor's and master's degrees in computer engineering. he had to wait seven years after his master's degree, but the day has finally come and he'll get his chance. as soon as he received the notification, he twoepbt a -- went to a career fair, handed out resumes to high tech companies that tried to hire him years ago. the letter he wrote to me, it was the best news of my life. i would be able to work as a software engineer or own a business and create jobs. according to recent polls, the american people clearly support the administration's new dream act policy. for example, a bloomberg poll found that 64% of likely voters including 66% of independents support the policy. only 30% oppose. the american people understand it takes, makes no sense to deport these talented young people. they grew up in america. they can make this a better nation. as america learns more about the dreamers in our midst like carlos march taoepbz, we're -- martinez, support will build for passing the dream act and com
the affair before the election and why didn't they speak up president obama's own attorney general may be one of the people who kept the investigation a secret. ronald kessler is here. welcome. >> thank you. >> steve: the story is that the president didn't find out about it until after the. you found out about it on october 10th. >> yes, i had a call from a f.b.i. source who said the investigation is going on since the spring and yet the f.b.i. put a lid on it until after the election and after the election petraeus would b asked to resign. look at the time line, it is impossible to believe that there was not a cover up here. he should be removed immediately. i was told that it happened in the f.b.i. with a high-ranking f.b.i. he would be out of the door because of the security implications and the back well mail potential and the idea that obama would not be told until two or three days after the election it beyond belief. >> you don't believe it. you think that the president of the united states knew in the spring? >> yeah. soon as they were clear of an affair. i am sure he would be told. i
. >> there forever. gloria, thanks very much. >>> first, this scandal is obviously a big deal for a lot of reasons. it's certainly a huge deal for the obama administration. we have new details about when and how the president was told about the allen bombshell. and the latest development, our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is joining us now. jessica, first of all, what are you learning? >> hi, wolf. we understand that the president was first told there might be trouble with general allen and this investigation on friday, when the white house's counsel office was notified that there could be trouble with his nomination to become nato supreme allied commander. then on monday evening, the president was notified that secretary of defense leon panetta has referred to matter to the defense department's inspector general. keep in mind, now, according to the timetable, the president had also just been told on thursday about general petraeus' indiscretions, so it must have been an awful lot to take in all in one week, right after the election. secretary -- press secretary jay carney says, t
think obama needs to consider that with also the potential strictures that would place on the domestic economy. host: to ryan in new mexico. democratic caller. caller: thank you, c-span, for taking my call. we talked about syria and iran or pakistan or libya earlier in the show. i'm concerned about north korea. the son of kim jong il, i think he's allowing certain westernized foods and he's educated, so he's more westernized. do you foresee any, and i don't want to say relationship with north korea, but anything being done? i don't really see any sanctions or any aggression from the obama administration on north korea. i know there are talks going on but specifically president obama dealing with 25-year-old kids, i believe, should be done. i think president obama could actually talk to him and maybe get back to the six-party talks. i would like to know your opinion on that. guest: i think that's a good question. you know, you mentioned the new leader of north korea, kim jong il's favorite son is now in power. i don't think there's a great deal we know about him. north korea is a famous
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